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  Cheshvan 24, 5772 , 21/11/11

Report: Katzav to Share Cell with Former Minister

Former president Moshe Katzav is expected to have former minister Shlomo Benizri as a cellmate in the wing for Orthodox prisoners at Ma'asiyahu Prison near the central Israeli city of Ramle, according to a Monday report by the Yediot Acharonot daily.

Katzav is scheduled to start serving his seven-year sentence for rape and other convictions on December 7th. Benizri has been in prison since 2009 on a four-year sentence for corruption.

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